Partnering teachers and
classrooms across the
street and around the world
Helping students acquire
critical 21st Century skills
for college readiness and
and Knowledge Forum
World STEM Teachers to Cuba
In collaboration with Crisalus
Educational Group, KBIA is working
on a teacher exchange organized
by the Cuban Ministry of Education
to bring US STEM teachers to the
island this summer. Our K-12 STEM
teachers will have their own virtual
classroom and will be networked
through their Community of Practice
hosted on the iPortal.
Virtual Global Connections
Connecting people through technology that
eliminates geographic and time constraints for
interactions whenever it is most convenient
for the parties involved.
Aligns with UNESCO and OECD frameworks
Knowledge Building in Action is
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Donations are tax-deductible to
the fullest extent of the law.
Effective in a wide range of learning environments to make connections
Partnering classrooms, home-schooling, after-school programs, international baccalaureate and schools serving the armed forces, alternative schools and prisons, senior centers, enterprises with foreign subsidiaries, international projects and groups needing to be
connected on a regular basis.
Tel: +1 305 351 6815
Knowledge Building in Action - a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
Supporting a Community of Practice for
teachers, principals, and technology
faculty/staff to connect educators with
their peers and partner classrooms
around the world. Who can join?
The ALTE Global Learning Ecosystem incorporates learning tools supported
by highly-researched education technology related to
knowledge-building pedagogy into a complete ecosystem for learning and teaching.
Other projects sponsored by Knowledge Building in Action include:
• The KBIA Community of Practice supports a culture of continuous learning for
educators - teachers, principals, technology staff and teaching aides.
• The Knowledge Building International Project focuses activities around a
common topic selected by participating teachers in partnered classrooms for
"phenomenon learning" as a paradigm shift in K-12 education.
* iPortal E-Learning System supports distance teaching and collaborative learning
Past projects included:
• Smart Cities K-12 Initiative is the Global Learning for Global Citizenship project to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes
they need to become informed and engaged citizens of the world through inquiry and project-based learning.
• Phenomenon Learning- applying interdisciplinary learning around a common topic subject matter: Diabetes, Water, Agriculture, Ancient Civilizations
• Global Education in European Schools Promoting Entrepreneurship is a transnational collaboration between universities, businesses
and enterprises, education ministries and schools to promote an entrepreneurial spirit in K-20 students.
• Learning Exchanges connects the world through education and exchanges to promote global competences.
Knowledge Building in Action
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
Tel: +1 305 351 6815
Support Our Work:
As a non-profit organization,all donations to Knowledge Building in Action are tax-deductible. Donations, grants, contracts, matching employment contributions, planned giving
and Amazon Smile donations will enable us to achieve our goals of transforming education to prepare K-12 students for success in life. For more details about how to support
KBIA, please visit our Contact page. Thank you!
Anywhere there is Internet
The ALT Learning Ecosystem bundles the Knowledge Forum electronic workspace and VIA videoconferencing for effective collaborative learning and formative assessment tools.
learning promotes 21st Century
skills and the 4Cs of future
education: critical thinking,
collaboration, communication and
Across the street or around the
world, KBIA linkages prepare
youth with the global life skills
for an interconnected society.
Join the Knowledge Building
in Action Community of Practice
for networking, mentoring and
iPortal E-Learn platform available for distance teaching
and collaborative learning.
Community of Practice for
Teachers, Principals & Staff
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